The colors being hoisted for the first time aboard the USS Yorktown (Essex-class) during the ship’s commissioning ceremonies, 15 Apr 1943 at Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Caption   The colors being hoisted for the first time aboard the USS Yorktown (Essex-class) during the ship’s commissioning ceremonies, 15 Apr 1943 at Norfolk, Virginia, United States ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-K-15555
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Yorktown (Essex-class)   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 15 Apr 1943
Photos at Same Place Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 14 Jun 2014

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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